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Head Over to the Equifest on Saturday!

13 September 2019  

The Arizona Equifest is almost here!

The Olsen’s Equifest is an event jammed full of equine goodness starting at 9:30 on Saturday morning. 

It will start with an Olsen's Family Feud at 9:30 AM. Employees from each Olsen’s location will face off against one another: 

  • Horseback competitions
  • Trailer race
  • Ribbon race
  • Egg in the spoon race 

Continuing throughout the day will include performances by 

  • PRCA Equine Trick Rider, Brandi Phillips
  • Granite Mountain Drill Team
  • Local police K-9s

We’re not done yet. 

Wander around and see:

  • Heritage Park Zoo
  • Dutch oven cooking
  • Arizona State Farriers Association horseshoeing contest
  • Test drive a tractor
  • Check out the antique tractor display & pull
  • At 12:45 we can watch the Legacy Ranch Horse Sale preview with team roping, branding and dry work. 

By 4 PM, you’ll be ready to relax and enjoy an evening concert by real-life cowboy and songwriter Gail Steiger. 

There’s plenty for the kiddos, too. Head over to Olsen’s Equifest! Kids:

  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony rides
  • Build your own stick horse
  • Sheepherding
  • Coloring booth
  • Mini horse feeding
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Egg diving
  • Dummy roping
  • Horseshoe toss all FREE to the public

Are you a big barrel racing fan? The Olsen’s Saddle Series & Open 4D barrel race which will culminate with a series final at 5 PM. 

Horses available for sale at the exclusive Legacy Ranch Horse Sale will on view in the tent between 4 PM and 5:30. These are top-quality horses, and the auction will begin promptly at 5:30 PM.

And the fun continues on September 15th, showcasing the best and fastest team ropers in Northern Arizona. 

Lynne LaMaster

Lynne LaMaster is the Founder of the eNewsAZ Network of websites. She will be leaving for new adventures on May 15, 2020.